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Mexican Drug War

This is an article I wrote for my ‘International Relations’ class at Chung at University (my exchange year).  This was written in 2012.

The drug trafficking in Mexico has existed for many years, but it has been always treated silently. 1,071 more words

Mexico

Once años de la guerra

Por Fernando Corzantes

La violencia y las muertes vinculadas a la impunidad del narcotráfico en el México gobernado por Enrique Peña Nieto, han roto sus propios records: 114 mil 061 asesinatos en lo que va de su administración, hasta octubre pasado, el mes más violento del año más violento del que se tenga registro. 910 more words

Record Numbers for Mexican Murders

Reuters news agency reports that Mexico has this year registered its highest murder total since modern records began, according to official data, dealing a fresh blow to President Enrique Pena Nieto’s pledge to get gang violence under control with presidential elections due in 2018… 85 more words

News And Politics

El teatro del PAN

Todo periodista que se respete ha oído y escrito (pero nunca leído directamente) que allá por la antigüedad (es decir, hace un chingo de años, según fuentes no reveladas) el gran Aristóteles dijo, contó o le soplaron que el hombre es un animal político por naturaleza. 1,141 more words

SHOUTS OF INDEPENDENCE

In Mexico City, there is a famous mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros at the Castle of Chapultepec where the painter depicts the transformative power of the people released by the Mexican Revolution. 1,256 more words

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Mexico's monthly murder rate reaches 20-year high

  • Data shows 2,186 murders were committed in May, surpassing May 2011 record
  • Crackdown on organised crime has consumed Mexico for more than a decade

Mexico marked another murderous milestone in its conflict with organised crime as the monthly homicide rate hit its highest level in 20 years. 479 more words

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